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Hy-Pro to open new offices

Published on: 24th August 2015

Hy-Pro has announced the company is expanding with two new offices.

hypro-480The offices will be based in the USA and Europe with a particular focus on France and the Zinc brand.

Atul Shah commented: “Opening the US office is big news for us, it’s a game changer for Hy-Pro and Zinc. The office will have a focus on establishing Zinc and the Hy-Pro brands in the USA market.”

Stephen Owusu also joins Hy-Pro as managing director of Hy-Pro USA.
Having previously worked for Tesco, he boasts 10 years of experience within the sports and leisure and other commercial categories, managing retail operations through setting and implementing multiple operational strategies.

Stephen commented: “I am very excited to join Hy-Pro at this stage in its development and I am looking forward to being part of the company at this exciting new phase of growth.”

Wendy Bridge has been appointed as international sales manager. She is based in France and has joined the team to focus on developing relationships with French and pan-European distributors for the toys and sport sectors

Wendy said: “I am excited to be a part of this dynamic, innovative and creative team.”

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